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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/16/2005 14:30 (Entered as : 07/16/105 14:30)
Reported: 7/16/2005 10:12:18 PM 22:12
Posted: 9/2/2005
Location: Hudsonville, MI
Shape: Oval
Duration: apx 3 min
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
Myself and another man were standing in my front yard talking, when he pointed at the sky and asked "what's that"? Looking at the northern sky at about a 30 degree angle up from the horizon we saw a object moving towards us. I studied the object trying to figure out what type of jet it was. (I was raised near a Marine Corps Air field in Yuma AZ.) As a young man I would watch the jets go on there training missions and could identify any jet there was, during the Military appreciation days I would go to the shows and the fighters would fly over at Mach 1 and Mach 2. The object approached at least at Mach 1. As it got closer I told the other man "That ain't any jet." It was Oval flying just below cloud level, as it flew over head there wasn't any sound. I tried to get my 7 year old granddaughter to see it but she couldn't it was an dark oval with a slight aura around it, against a cloudy sky, you could not follow the sound forward to the object like you can a jet. It flew beyond us to about a 55 degree angle from the southern horizon and then turned slightly upward and flew into the clouds and out of sight.